A number of art and media stars in Egypt were keen to support the artist Muhammad SalamAfter he apologized for not participating in one of the plays scheduled to be shown during the Riyadh season in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia next October 30, in solidarity with… Palestinian people.
Including the journalist writer Ahmed Al-Tahry Head of the News Sector at the United Media Services Company, who wrote on his Facebook account: “Muhammad Salam A true artist and a person who is honest with himself.”
And published by the artist Hamza Al-Aili A picture of the artist Mohamed Salam, via his Facebook account, commenting on it: “Muhammad Salam.. A pure and honest human being. I love and respect him as a friend and an artist with a true stance in the position of jihad. There is no blame on anyone, but this is the least that can be done.”
The great director also published Kamila Abu Zekry A picture of Salam, on her Facebook account, captioned: “May God reward you with all the best. I used to love you, but now you are in a completely different place.”
Kamila Abu Zekry
“Salam” explained in a video he broadcast yesterday evening, on his personal Facebook account, that he had hoped that the event would be postponed or cancelled. Riyadh seasonOr that the situation would calm down in the Gaza Strip, but nothing of the sort happened, wondering: “How can I go out when this is happening to people in Palestine? If I do this, I will be letting them down.”“.
He pointed out that non-participation is only intended as support Palestinian people And nothing else, adding that he knows very well that art is a message, but current events are not appropriate for him to participate in presenting comedic works.
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